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Lack of coordination around testing unnecessarily increases student workload

Schoology is where teachers post assignments and assessments, and students often look here for what work they have to get done. Seeing multiple large assignments causes stress and inevitably requires a large amount of time that could ruin a students weekend.

Aidan Rogers '22, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

A week in the life of a Staples student is much like the month of March; it comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb. Checking Schoology on a Saturday night to see three tests and a presentation in the first two days of the week can ruin one's weekend. Then, this chaotic beginning of the week is often...

Smaller quizzes are passing the test

Smaller quizzes are passing the test

January 11, 2018

By Emma Van Riper ’20 In preparation for a test, all you can do as a student is study your hardest in hopes for a good grade. But, no matter the subject, large tests overwhelm students due to their significant impact on their grade. Spacing out studying would be most beneficial, but realistically,...

I dub thee an easy AP

I dub thee an easy AP

Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Nowhere in writing do the words “easy” and “AP” appear in the same sentence; however among Staples students, these polar opposites often mesh into one common oxymoron: “easy AP.” While some classes are dubbed with this title for eternity, others tend to move up and down in supposed ranking. James...

Procrastination Responsible For Lack Of Sleep

Procrastination Responsible For Lack Of Sleep

December 22, 2010

Editorial Most students at Staples bring something else besides a notebook and a pen to their first period classes. Frequently, these kids are seen carrying cups filled to the brim with a caffeinated beverage. Why? Because, according to an Inklings poll, only 48 percent of Staples students get more than seven hours of a sleep on an average school night. According to school ...

A Guide to Freshman Year

September 14, 2010

Jordon Shenhar '13 Web Features Editor For most of us, today marks a return to the mundane routines of our everyday school lives. But for this year’s incoming class of freshmen, today is a new beginning. Almost everyone remembers dreading the first day of freshman year. Not only are freshmen goi...

September 14, 2010 | The Learning Commons

Photo by Carlie Schwaeber '12

September 14, 2010

9:06. At the beginning of second period, students and faculty gathered in the Learning Commons. Students were finishing up last nights homework, along with studying for upcoming tests. While it is only the first full week of school, they are already starting to feel a heavy workload....

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